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A ‘Vintage’ Bottle of Irn-Bru Is on Ebay For £250

Might this one actually be made of girders?

AG Barr’s Irn Bru Factory - Irn Bru Recipe - Cumbernauld, Scotland Photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Images via Getty Images

A ‘banned’ bottle of Irn-Bru is up for auction

The makers of Irn-Bru, the famous Scottish soft drink which may or may not contain actual girders, were forced to change its recipe in 2018 after a government levy on sugar was introduced. Now, a Glasgow-based seller has listed a rare example of pre-prohibition merch on Ebay for £250 (or best offer). The limited-edition glass bottle, decorated with an illustration of Rabbie Burns, is thought to have been created to mark Burns Night 2017, and has an expiry date of January 2018. Payments can be split into 24 instalments of £12 per month via PayPal Credit, although the seller is entrusting the delivery to Royal Mail 2nd Class. At the time of writing, four Ebay users were watching the auction. [Guardian]

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